Friday, September 26, 2008

CAR SPOTTER: 1955 CHEVROLET

This custom classic was a welcome sight as I ran errands on a recent afternoon. The 1955 Bel Air glistened in the mid-day sun with an aura of summer days, grilled hamburgers, and songs by The Beach Boys:


Though still a common sight at car cruises across America, the '55 through '57 Chevrolets hold a special appeal for automobile enthusiasts. They are mobile sculptures that convey the hopeful outlook of their era - a Golden Age still cherished by modern-day folk around the world.

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